Foodbank grows to meet increasing need

WOKING Foodbank is expecting to distribute supplies sufficient to feed 3,000 more people this year than it helped in 2019. With the coronavirus crisis taking hold and demand increasing sharply, the charity... Read more »

Borough is ideal location for home working, says author

WOKING is poised to benefit from an expected increase in remote working from the coronavirus lockdown, says a local author. Gren Gale, who lives in Brookwood, has recently published his third book,... Read more »

New image plumbers with old-fashioned service

A YOUNG team of local plumbers and gas and heating engineers are bringing old-fashioned values to the Woking area. Bailey Plumbing and Heating (UK) Ltd was set up in 2014 by Guy... Read more »

Woking’s forgotten aeronauts

THE first non-stop flight across the Atlantic in 72 consecutive hours by John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown in June 1919 is well known, but there were others who tried and failed... Read more »

Wilko puts 1000 Easter eggs up for grabs to children’s charities

The Woking branch of Wilko has 1,000 Smarties Easter eggs it would like to donate to a charity or an organisation which cares for vulnerable and disadvantaged children. Anyone who would like... Read more »

Police name woman found dead in her Woking home

A WOMAN found dead at a property in Woking yesterday (Dec 19) has been named as Angela Tarver. Officers were called to the house in Julian Close at 12.21pm following a call... Read more »

Investigation launched after woman found dead in Woking home

POLICE have launched an investigation following the death of a woman in Woking. A statement from Surrey Police said officers were called to an address in Julian Close, Woking at 12.21pm today... Read more »

Woking remains Conservative in General Election 2019

WOKING has remained a Conservative constituency, returning Jonathan Lord as MP. On a night of Tory gains across the country, Mr Lord was elected with 26,396 – a reduction of 3,507 compared... Read more »

Aladdin’s magic carpet ride

This year’s panto production of Aladdin at the New Victoria Theatre Woking, features starring roles for Brendan Cole as The Spirit of the Ring and the nation’s favourite Bobby Davro as Wishee... Read more »

Looking back at how the brick industry was built

BRICK-making was once a sizeable industry in the Woking area and one that has mostly been forgotten. In past centuries, where clay was abundant, brickworks were set up when there was a... Read more »